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Wallaby Cottage - The Leap

Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Wallaby Cottage @ 17 Herbert Court, The Leap.

This surprisingly large, comfortable and clean one bedroom cottage is conveniently located halfway between Cape Hillsborough and Mackay.

Popular with grandparents who like some 'time out' from the family activities taking place at Cape Hillsborough or Seaforth during school holiday times without being too far away ....and if the kids and grandkids drop in for a visit, there is plenty of room for everyone!

Wallaby cottage is also popular with visitors travelling through for a single night stay, and approved guest are welcome to have their pets stay too! (conditions do apply)

Just 1 km from the Bruce Highway brings you to your very own, quiet and private cottage, nestled in natural rainforest on a private property which borders The Leap National Park.

All linen and towels are supplied in the simply furnished cottage.

Wallaby cottage has one large bedroom room, containing a queen size bed, a foldout double sofa bed, wardrobe, bedside drawers, a writing desk and chair.

The ensuite bathroom has a shower, hand basin and toilet.

The second room in the cottage contains the kitchenette, which is equipped with a microwave, bar fridge, small sink, kettle, toaster, electric frypan, cutlery and crockery, kitchen table and chairs. This air-conditioned living area has a full lounge suite, T.V. and coffee table.

There is outdoor seating on the shaded verandah, and a washing machine for guests use.

Parking is under cover and adjoins the cottage, especially convenient in our wet season.

PETS ARE WELCOME SUBJECT TO APPROVAL BY THE OWNER.

IF YOU ARE TRAVELING WITH A PET... PLEASE ADVISE BEFORE BOOKING THIS ACCOMMODATION....WE CAN CATER FOR CERTAIN TYPES OF PETS!

Visitors can take a leisurely 15 minute stroll to the local gallery, (That Sapphire Place), the historic Leap Hotel or Yakapari Country Crafts.

That Sapphire Place allows visitors to observe the rare, expert skill of resident Commercial Gem Cutter, Peter Harrington in his Workshop situated inside the free entry gallery. That Sapphire Place boasts the finest quality collection, of rare and precious sapphires of all colours on the Queensland coast. (That Sapphire Place is open WED - SAT from 10am to 4pm).

Adjacent to the gallery is the historic Leap Hotel (Built 1886), custodians of the famous statue of Kowaha, 'Legend of The Leap', learn her story over a drink with the locals at the main bar, or enjoy a meal in the lounge. Lunches available MON - SAT (12 - 2), Dinners available MON - SAT (6 - 8). The Sunday afternoon music session and BBQ lunch on the breezy, open verandah is very popular with locals and visitors alike!

The Leap Country Markets are held the first Saturday of every month, (weather permitting), at The Leap Hotel grounds.

Yakapari Country Crafts situated at The Leap Community Hall is fast becoming the Mackay Regions premier venue to purchase local crafted goods direct from the artist or craftsman. Everything from pottery to woodwork, scented candles, glass works, handmade cards, embroidered items, local photography and postcards, patchwork quilts etc....the project is run by volunteers and opens Tuesday to Sunday from 9am to 3pm. Art and Craft sessions are hosted by local artists and the café is very popular with locals and visitors alike!

Other local attractions include:

Organic and Natural Store - Distance: 2.5km

Address: 60 Yakapari - Seaforth Road, The Leap

(Enjoy organic tea, coffee, cakes and pastries on our verandah, surrounded by a lush tropical garden. Browse our extensive range of organic fresh fruit & veg, meats, wholefoods, bodycare and gifts. Open TUES - FRI 8:30am - 6pm, SAT 8:30 - 5pm.)

The Old Station Teahouse - Distance: 20 minute drive

Address: 231 Cape Hillsborough Rd, Cape Hillsborough.

(Devonshire Teas in historic local railway station, light lunches daily, Open 9am THUR - TUES. Closed Wednesdays.)

Cape Hillsborough National Park - Distance: 25 minute drive

Address: Cape Hillsborough Rd, Cape Hillsborough.

(Coastal National Park with numerous walking tracks through varied eco systems, including mangrove swamp, tropical rainforest and coastal vistas of the Whitsunday Islands. Public Facilities include Picnic tables, BBQ, boat ramp and toilets.)

More Details

Owner
Stayz
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Member since: 2015
Speaks english
Calendar last updated:
17 November, 2017

Map

Other Activities:

Historic Hotel & Gem Shop

Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage rental in Mackay Region, Australia

Property Type:
  • cottage
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 1:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Min. age of primary renter: 0
  • Not suitable for children
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Theme:
  • Budget
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
Attractions:
  • forests
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing

Reviews

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(3 traveller reviews)

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Wallaby Cottage - The Leap
average rating of 5.0 based on 3 reviews
Ipswich, Queensland, Australia
5

Great location

  • 5 of 5

Wallaby Cottage is in a great location for an overnight stay while travelling - ie: a stone's throw from the highway, but far enough that you're not distracted by noise.

  • Review Submitted: 30/07/2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: Stayz
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
5

Very comfortable and quiet

  • 5 of 5

I always love staying at Wallaby Cottage on edge of rain forest. A very comfortable stopover.

  • Review Submitted: 23/03/2017
  • Date of Stay: January 2017
  • Source: Stayz
Owner's Response: Always a pleasure to have you and your handsome Collie dog, Oscar stay Mike :)
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
5

Shady tropical location

  • 5 of 5

Both my Collie dog and I had very comfortable stay again.

  • Review Submitted: 01/03/2015
  • Date of Stay: January 2015
  • Source: Stayz
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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday cottage in Mackay Region, Australia

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
Australian Dollar
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekend Weekly Monthly Event
 
Tariff 1
1 Nov 2017 - 10 Dec 2017
1 night minimum stay
AU$98
From
AU$114
AU$228
AU$718
 
 
Tariff 2
11 Dec 2017 - 26 Jan 2018
1 night minimum stay
AU$114
From
AU$114
AU$228
AU$798
 
 
Tariff 1
27 Jan 2018 - 29 Mar 2018
1 night minimum stay
AU$98
From
AU$114
AU$228
AU$718
 
 
Tariff 2
30 Mar 2018 - 3 Apr 2018
1 night minimum stay
AU$114
From
AU$114
AU$228
AU$798
 
 
Custom rate 3
4 Apr 2018 - 11 May 2018
7 night minimum stay
AU$98
From
AU$94
AU$208
AU$600
 
 
Standard Rate
12 May 2018 - 21 Oct 2018
1 night minimum stay
AU$139
From
AU$139
AU$278
AU$973
 

Notes

  • For this property:
    ‘Weekend Night’ refers to Friday night and/or Saturday night (per night)
    The ‘Nightly’ rate refers to Sunday night through to Thursday night (per night average)
    The ‘Weekly’ rate is for a full 7 day week
    Rates listed based on 2 guests. Property has 2 beds and can sleep a maximum 2 guests

    Mandatory Costs
    Cleaning fee: $30 per stay
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